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Strawberry creme fraiche cheesecake

Strawberry creme fraiche cheesecake

This strawberry cheesecake makes your mouth water just at the sight of it - so it's not too much of a stretch to imagine how much your tastebuds will like this too!

Serves: 8
Preparation time: 15 mins (plus chilling time)

What you need:

  • 200g chocolate digestive biscuits
  • 50g Country Life butter, melted
  • 300g cream cheese
  • 400g Crème Fraîche
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 25g caster sugar
  • 300g strawberries

What you do:

  1. Coarsely crush the biscuits in a food processor and add the butter until well blended. Spoon into the base of a 20cm round, loose-bottomed cake tin, pressing down well. Allow to chill.
  2. Meanwhile, whisk the cream cheese and 250g Crème Fraîche until thick and smooth then whisk in the vanilla and sugar. Roughly chop half the strawberries and stir in. Spoon over the biscuit base and chill well.
  3. Spread over the remaining Crème Fraîche. Slice the remaining strawberries and arrange on top. Serve chilled.

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